Sunday, 8 April 2018

Government Breaks Promise On Right To Buy Replacements

The government has said 15,981 homes had been acquired or started as replacements for those sold under the Right to Buy since 2012. This contrasts with a figure of 17,072 required to meet the promise to replace all ‘additional’ homes sold within three years. In total within this period, councils have sold 63,518 homes. Last year, former housing minister Gavin Barwell said Right to Buy was “only politically justifiable” if the government was meeting its housing pledge. Read more on Inside  Housing.

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